Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor
Celebrated Name: Gary Edward Keillor
Real Name/Full Name: Gary Edward Keillor
Gender: Male
Age: 81 years old
Birth Date: August 17, 1942
Birth Place: Anoka, Minnesota, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6 ft 3, (193cm)
Weight: N/A
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Mary Guntzel (m. 1965-div 1975) Ulla Skaerved (m.1985-div1990) Jenny Lind Nilsson(m. 1995)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes, Maia Grace Keillor
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Garrison Keillor Gay?: No
Profession: Singer, author, storyteller, voice actor and radio personality
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Gary Edward Keillor is multi-talented person who enjoys to voice his opinion and loves it when is heard or rather when he educates people and also entertain people. He has done this for a very long time and still enjoys to o so even now.

This he does very well when he is writing books, storytelling, singing, being in radio and being a voice actor. He is more famous for being the creator of Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) show a Prairie home Companion. He has hosted the show from the year 1974 to the year 2016.

Maybe you know about Garrison Keillor very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Garrison Keillor’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Gary Edward Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota, United States in 17th August 1942. He is the talented son of Grace Ruth and John Philip Keillor who was a carpenter and a postal worker by profession. His father was half Canadian with English ancestry. He went to Anoka High School and graduated in the year 1960. He then enrolled at the University of Minnesota and graduated in 196 in 1966 with a bachelor’s degree in English.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 17 August 1942, Garrison Keillor is 81 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. His height is 193 cm tall, and weight is N/A.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Garrison has been to three relationships which led to marriage. His first marriage was to Mar Guntzel from 1965 to 1976. The union resulted to having a son named Jason who was born in the year 1969.

His second marriage was to a forex exchange student called Ulla Skaevered their union was from the year 1985 to 1990. Their union did not have any children born out of it. His third marriage was to Jenny Lind Nilsson a classical string player and together they have one daughter Maia Grace Keillor who was born in the year 1997.


He started his career while he was still at college where he broadcasted in Radio K student-operated radio. Then in 1969 Keillor began his radio career with the Minnesota Educational Radio (MER) which was later to be known as Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) which currently distributes programs under the American Public Media (APM).

He then became a host of A Prairie Home Entertainment which was a weekday drive time broadcast on KSJR FM at St. John University in Collegeville. While still working there, The New Yorker magazine published one of his stories on September 1970 titled “Local Family Keeps Son Happy”.

Keillor is the creator of Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) show a Prairie Home Companion. He has hosted the show from the year 1974 to the year 2016.

Besides his radio works Keillor also involved in other things such a writing, voice acting, singing, and storytelling all of which he enjoys doing.

Awards & Achievements

At 79 years of age you can tell that hi hard has attracted a lot of awards and recognition because of his hard work. Some of the awards include:-

  • Show “Prairie Home Companion” received a Peabody award in the year 1980.
  • In 1999 National Endowment for the Humanities awarded him with the National Humanities Medal.
  • In 1994 he was inducted to “National Radio Hall of Fame”.
  • Keillor received the Fitzgerald Award for Achievements in American literature in the year 2016.
  • In 1988 he received a Grammy Award for his recording of Lake Wobegon Days

Net Worth & Salary of Garrison Keillor in 2024

Garrison Keillor Net Worth
Garrison Keillor Net Worth

The multi-talented Gary Edward Keillor has many sources of earning himself a good income. He is a man of many titles and uses all his talents to make sure that it makes a difference in his bank a account. He is most commonly known as a radio presenter, author, voice actor and even a singer.

There is no doubt that over the years Keillor has accumulated a lucrative amounts as his reward. As much as it may be difficult to assess how much he make in month, we know that he has made enough wealth for himself and for the family. As of June 2024, He has a net worth of $4 million.

As many would find him to be perfect with lots of experience he also h suffered his fair share of setbacks. While he was younger he struggled with autism. He shared this information at the 19th annual Minnesota Autism Conference in 2014. He was also hospitalised in hospital because of his health which was diagnosed as a minor stroke but got up on his feet after a few day.


  1. Will Garrison Keilor collaborate with me to write a screenplay adaptation to “The Fly” to be called “The Bedbug”? Cast will include a contemporary Jeff Goldblum and a younger ingénue version of Geena Davis if she doesn’t accept the role? Thank you.

  2. I am 79 yo and have decided to identify as a former resident of Lake Wobgon. Love the show and and have a number of years.


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